Etsy, Inc. 401(k) Plan
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79% of plan assets are invested in the target date option.
Target date option: Vanguard Target Retirement Funds series
This retirement plan has millions of dollars invested in fossil fuels, deforestation-risk agribusiness, and arms manufacturers.
Access to sustainable funds
Only 1 / 28 plan options report a sustainability mandate.
1.45% of plan assets are invested in sustainable options.
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This plan has no self-directed option.
A self-directed option (also called a "brokerage window") can provide plans more access to sustainable funds. Without one, plan participants are restricted to the plan options approved by the plan administrator, usually between 20 and 30 funds, and usually not including many (if any) sustainable funds. We found no evidence this plan includes a self-directed option.
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